379 quena

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Peru, Bolivia
reed; L. 36.0cm
fingerholes: front 6, back 1
range: 1 1/2 oct. from g

An end-blown flute. The player's breath is directed into a U-shaped incision in the upper end of the pipe. The lower end is formed by anode with a hole of approximately 0.5 cm diameter cut into the center. A pink line engraving is on the outer surface of the instrument. Played both as a solo instrument and in ensembles.

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